CP-168EL-A

8-port RS-232 PCI Express serial board

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Features and Benefits 

  • PCI Express x1 compliant
  • 921.6 Kbps maximum baudrate for super fast data transmission
  • 128-byte FIFO and on-chip H/W, S/W flow control
  • Choose from a wide range of connection cables and boxes
  • Low profile form factor fits small-sized PCs
  • Drivers provided for a broad selection of operating systems, including the latest Windows and Linux
  • 15 KV ESD protection on the board

     

Overview

The CP-168EL-A is a smart, 8-port PCI Express board designed for POS and ATM applications. It is a top choice of industrial automation engineers and system integrators, and supports many different operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and even Unix. In addition, each of the board's 8 RS-232 serial ports supports a super fast 921.6 Kbps baudrate. The CP-168EL-A provides full modem control signals to ensure compatibility with a wide range of serial peripherals, and its PCI Express "x1" classification allows it to be installed in any PCI Express slot.

 

Smaller Form Factor

The CP-168EL-A is a low profile board that is compatible with any PCI Express slot. The board requires only a 3.3 VDC power supply, which means that the board fits any host computer, ranging from shoebox to standard-sized PCs.

 

Drivers Provided for Windows, Linux, and Unix

Moxa continues to support a wide variety of operating systems, and the CP-168EL-A board is no exception. Reliable Windows COM and Linux/Unix TTY drivers are provided for all Moxa boards, and other operating systems, such as WEPOS, are also supported for embedded integration.

Dimensions

Hardware
Comm. Controller 16C550C compatible
Bus PCI Express x1
Connector VHDCI 68
Serial Interface
Number of Ports 8
Serial Standards RS-232
Max. No. of Boards per PC 4
Serial Line Protection
ESD Protection 15 KV on the board
Performance
Baudrate 50 bps to 921.6 Kbps
Serial Communication Parameters
Data Bits 5, 6, 7, 8
Stop Bits 1, 1.5, 2
Parity None, Even, Odd, Space, Mark
Flow Control RTS/CTS, XON/XOFF
Serial Signals
RS-232 TxD, RxD, RTS, CTS, DTR, DSR, DCD, GND
Driver Support
Operating Sytems Windows (2012 x64, 8/7/XP/2003/Vista/2008 x86/x64, 2000, 9X/ME/NT), DOS,Linux 2.4.x, Linux 2.6.x, QNX 6, SCO Open Server 5/6, UnixWare 7, Solaris 10 x86/x64
Note Please refer to Moxa's website for the latest driver support information.
Physical Characteristics
Dimensions 64.42 x 102 mm (2.54 x 4.02 in)
Environmental Limits
Operating Temperature 0 to 55°C (32 to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -20 to 85°C (-4 to 185°F)
Ambient Relative Humidity 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
Standards and Certifications
EMC CE, FCC
EMI EN 55022, EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B
EMS EN 55024, IEC 61000-4-2, IEC 61000-4-3, IEC 61000-4-4, IEC 61000-4-5, IEC 61000-4-6, IEC 61000-4-8, IEC 61000-4-11 (DIPS)
Green Product RoHS, CRoHS, WEEE
MTBF (mean time between failures)
Time 6,824,634 hrs
Database Telcordia (Bellcore), GB
Power Requirements
Power Consumption 1225 mA @ 3.3 V
Warranty
Warranty Period 5 years
Details See http://www.moxa.com/support/warranty.htm

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Available Models

  Model No. Description
CP-168EL-A 8-port RS-232 low profile PCI Express x1 serial board

Optional Accessories

Connection Boxes
  Model No. Description
OPT8-M9+ VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB9(M) RS-232 Connection Box
OPT8-RJ45+ VHDCI 68 to 8 x RJ45 (8-pin) RS-232 Connection Box
OPT8A+ VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB25(F) RS-232 Connection Box
OPT8S+ VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB25(F) RS-232 Connection Box w/ Surge Protection
OPT8B+ VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB25(M) RS-232 Connection Boxs
Connection Cables
  Model No. Description
CBL-M68M9x8-100 (Opt8D+) SCSI VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB9(M) Cable
CBL-M68M25x8-100 (Opt8C+) SCSI VHDCI 68 to 8 x DB25(M) Cable